"iF Product Design Award" 2014 for Schaffner IEC inlet filters

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LUTERBACH, GERMANY: The "iF Product Design Award" is one of the most coveted award in the world for outstanding design. This year, the jury of 49 design experts honored the Schaffner ultra compact single and double-stage IEC inlet filters FN 9280 and FN 9290.


In the 60 years during which iF, first as an association and later as iF International Design Forum GmbH, has been organizing the annual design competitions iF Award as a perfect mediator between the worlds of design and business, the awards have become an internationally recognized label for exceptional design.

The range of criteria according to which the design is evaluated is large and includes differentiated aspects from the degree of innovation, the choice of materials to the functionality. For the "iF Product Design Award" 2014, 3,249 entries in 17 categories were assessed. Among those there were the new single and double-stage FN 9280 and FN 9290 of Schaffner which convinced the jury of experts.

The honored power inlet modules offer a combination of an IEC inlet, a power filter and a double safety holder with a two-pole rocker switch in an ultra-compact housing.